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Proverbs 1

Prov. 1:7 KJV (With Strong’s)

The fear
yir'ah (Hebrew #3374)
fear (also used as infinitive); morally, reverence
KJV usage: X dreadful, X exceedingly, fear(-fulness).
Pronounce: yir-aw'
Origin: feminine of 3373
of the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
is the ηbeginning
re'shiyth (Hebrew #7225)
the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically, a firstfruit)
KJV usage: beginning, chief(-est), first(-fruits, part, time), principal thing.
Pronounce: ray-sheeth'
Origin: from the same as 7218
k of knowledge
da`ath (Hebrew #1847)
KJV usage: cunning, (ig-)norantly, know(-ledge), (un-)awares (wittingly).
Pronounce: dah'-ath
Origin: from 3045
: but fools
'eviyl (Hebrew #191)
(figuratively) silly
KJV usage: fool(-ish) (man).
Pronounce: ev-eel'
Origin: from an unused root (meaning to be perverse)
buwz (Hebrew #936)
to disrespect
KJV usage: contemn, despise, X utterly.
Pronounce: booz
Origin: a primitive root
chokmah (Hebrew #2451)
wisdom (in a good sense)
KJV usage: skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
Pronounce: khok-maw'
Origin: from 2449
and instruction
muwcar (Hebrew #4148)
properly, chastisement; figuratively, reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint
KJV usage: bond, chastening ((-eth)), chastisement, check, correction, discipline, doctrine, instruction, rebuke.
Pronounce: moo-sawr'
Origin: from 3256

Cross References

or, principal part.
Prov. 1:22,29‑30• 22How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
29For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the Lord:
30They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof.
(Prov. 1:22,29‑30)
Prov. 5:12‑13• 12And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
13And have not obeyed the voice of my teachers, nor inclined mine ear to them that instructed me!
(Prov. 5:12‑13)
Prov. 15:5• 5A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent. (Prov. 15:5)
Prov. 18:2• 2A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself. (Prov. 18:2)
John 3:18‑21• 18He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
19And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
20For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
21But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.
(John 3:18‑21)
Rom. 1:28• 28And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; (Rom. 1:28)

J. N. Darby Translation

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge: foolso despise wisdomp and instruction.

JND Translation Notes

Eveel. It is the generic word, but has two shades of meaning according as it is opposed to chakam, "wise," or aroom, "prudent," "wary," ch. 12.16. But the idea of "wickedness" is not absent from it. As to details, kesil is usually rendered "foolish," as ver. 22; ch. 12.23, nabal is rather "vile," "impious." see 1 Sam. 25.3,25.
See ver. 2.